From the Museum

Helmet Symbolizes Resiliency Following 9/11

Bob Beckwith's helmet is on display in the Museum's historical exhibition. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Bob Beckwith's helmet is on display in the Museum's historical exhibition. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

After the September 11, 2001 attacks, retired FDNY firefighter Bob Beckwith wore this helmet as he volunteered in search efforts at Ground Zero.  Read more »

Volunteer Recalls Meaningful Experience With British Veteran

Eric Brown, a British man and former veteran, places a yellow rose in the 9/11 Memorial to veterans who died on 9/11. (Photo: Vernoy Paolini) Eric Brown, a British man and former veteran, places a yellow rose in the 9/11 Memorial to veterans who died on 9/11. (Photo: Vernoy Paolini)

In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, 9/11 Memorial volunteer Vernoy Paolini recalls a meaningful experience she had with a visitor on Veterans Day 2014.  Read more »

More Tributes Featured on Museum Interactive

The IBEW sticker is one of the new Last Column tributes that is being featured on the interactive touchscreens in Foundation Hall. (Photo: Jin Lee) The IBEW sticker is one of the new Last Column tributes that is being featured on the interactive touchscreens in Foundation Hall. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Museum visitors can learn more about additional Last Column tributes using interactive touchscreens in the Museum's Foundation Hall.  Read more »

Shoes Symbolize Acts of Compassion During 9/11 Evacuations

Fred Segro, a 9/11 survivor at the WTC, recently donated these shoes to the Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee) Fred Segro, a 9/11 survivor at the WTC, recently donated these shoes to the Museum. (Photo: Jin Lee)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum recently acquired a new pair of men’s shoes for its permanent collection. The shoes symbolize the acts of compassion and kindness extended in the face of disaster.  Read more »

Terror in Middle East is Explored in Live Talk

Bernard Haykel (left) and Clifford Chanin during the first talk in the series in March 2015. (Photo: Jin Lee) Bernard Haykel (left) and Clifford Chanin during the first talk in the series in March 2015. (Photo: Jin Lee)

A recently launched 9/11 Memorial Museum monthly series exploring current events in the Middle East and the violent spread of Islamist radicalism will continue with the second talk on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 7 to 8 p.m.  Read more »

Museum Film to Examine 9/11’s Global Impact

British Prime Minister Tony Blair gives an interview in "Facing Crisis: A Changed World." British Prime Minister Tony Blair gives an interview in "Facing Crisis: A Changed World."

The 9/11 Memorial Museum will screen the film “Facing Crisis: A Changed World” daily at the bottom of the hour starting on Monday, April 6.  Read more »

9/11 Museum Receives Award of Merit

(Photo: Jin Lee) (Photo: Jin Lee)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum received a 2014 Award of Merit from the Museum Association of New York earlier this month.  Read more »

K9 for Kids: Tails at Ground Zero

Frank Shane and Chance view Nikie's display in the Museum's Historical Exhibition. (Photo: Jenny Pachucki) Frank Shane and Chance view Nikie's display in the Museum's Historical Exhibition. (Photo: Jenny Pachucki)

The dogged determination of canines in the days and months after 9/11 cannot be understated. More than 13 years after 9/11, most of these canines are no longer with us, but K9 for Kids, a monthly program at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, presents visitors with an opportunity to learn about them and their service.  Read more »

NY Times, Chicago Tribune Explore Ambassador Program

Student ambassador Annalee Tai leads a tour through the 9/11 Memorial Museum's program. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Student ambassador Annalee Tai leads a tour through the 9/11 Memorial Museum's program. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The Times, along with the Chicago Tribune recently featured the ambassador program, a semester-long after-school program offered to students in grades 10 through 12.  Read more »

Museum Receives Another AIA Architecture Award

The Honor Award for Architecture honors design excellence in completed buildings. (Photo: Amy Dreher) The Honor Award for Architecture honors design excellence in completed buildings. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The 9/11 Memorial Museum has received another award from the American Institute of Architects, or AIA, for excellence in architecture.  Read more »